Dec 4, 2012 7:00am PST
testimony about how dee dee moore swindled the lottery winner before murdering him. linsey davis has the details. >> reporter: it's like something out of "csi," george. dee dee moore try wrote a letter she killed. the man who supposedly wrote this letter was not just dead. he was also illiterate. for the first time, when the jury walks into trial for the dee dee moore murder trial, they'll have an escort. this after they said that one of the witnesses and several of the friends and family of the murder victim were staring at them and made them feel uncomfortable when outside the courtroom. >> does it affect your ability to be fair and impartial in this case? >> no. i just want to feel safe. >> reporter: on monday, they looked at rambling two-page letter, that police detective smith said that moore forged in an effort to convince his mother he was still alive. >> she had a brand-new laptop set up, and a printer. she had a rubber type glove on. and a scarf thing over her head. >> what did that conceal? >> that was supposed to conceal her hair. >> reporter: greg smith testified he was i
Dec 3, 2012 3:00am PST
to the aflac trivia question, julianne moore. that makes sense. the winner katherine savage from san antonio, texas. congratulations. meanwhile, we've become used to the media frenzy surrounding high profile celebrity court cases like casey anthony and o. j. simpson, case where is people follow every move the lawyers make and every word the witnesses say. what about average americans who aren't celebrities, who are facing justice by a jury of their peers? what are those cases really like? our next guest made it his mission to find out. he's spending a year in a small courtroom in new england, joining us, the best selling author of "fatal vision" and other books, joe gothic. >> good morning. >> steve: so 15 gothic street is the street address of the superior court courtroom in massachusetts. >> north hampton. >> steve: so what you decided to do is you were going to spend a year there just watching the everyday stuff that doesn't get the headlines. >> exactly. and write a book in serial form. this is the new approach i'm taking because the old publishing model just doesn't work anymore. and th
Dec 4, 2012 3:00am PST
charisma. >> some call her the demi moore of her times. "the new york times," though, described her as an encourageable revolutionist to the end. >> she was indeed. they never gave up their dreams. >> "sasha and emma." >> what does "the new york times" say about this book? >> enormously rich book. a great review. great to have you on. >> thank you for coming on. >> thank you for having me on my favorite show. >> it's about time. >> seriously. >> your favorite show because you get a break from halperin. >> and i enjoy the show. >> she watched the show before i was on it. >> i did. i tried to get him to watch. >> so you were responsible for mark? >> i would say for months, you though, here, here is where it is. >> look at this. >> do you want to see huckabee? >> the better half. >> i said i prefer an aging deejay. >> fantastic. congratulations on so many levels. you must be so pleased. >>> still to come, former british prime minister tony blair joins to us discuss the volatile developments in the midd middle east and thoughts on how the fiscal cliff will impact europe and vice versa.
Dec 15, 2012 5:00am PST
in the united states in the year, 150 or 70 in germany. sigh was talking to michael moore last night. australia, a country of hunters, after a terrible mass killing in 1986, in a moment, they turn around, gun rocontrol, it goes zero. there are two issues here, one is gun controls and the cuts taking place around mental illness. we don't know particularly in this case, what adam lanza's condition was, but we know if we look at the string of killings takes place from aurora, on back, not to mention what happened this week. this is a very serious issue, that the issue of mental illness, its stigma, and the lack of support and our problems with health care in this country, you put these two together, and it is a perfect storm. gun control and helping to support people who are mentally ill in this country. >> what i find so disturb sergeant reaction is a always around the additional criminalizing, of those, least involved in the attack and the deaths. so we talk specifically about the importance of having more security in schools. so now 5-year-olds -- an armed policeman is what 5-year-olds need. ye